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Welcome to Birr our Castle demesne!

Please contact us on the email or phone below if you have any queries.   Our website is updated on a regular basis and we promote all our events and workshops via our social media and newsletters as well as our website. 

General admission tickets can be purchased on line in advance of your arrival.  

We look forward to welcoming you to Birr Castle Demesne in the near future. 

Registered Charity Number: CHY 6900
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+ 353 (057) 9120336

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Birr Castle Demesne, Rosse Row, Birr County Offaly, R42 VO27

General FAQ's

What are your opening hours?

Our opening hours vary seasonally. For our current opening hours, please visit

Can you go inside the castle?
The Castle is still a private family home and is only accessible with a seasonal guided tour.
What does my ticket include?
The general admission ticket includes access to; 120 acres of Parklands & Gardens, 7-Gallery Science Centre, Playground & Treehouse, Great Leviathan Telescope, iLOFAR, 5000 species of Plants & Trees and 10km of Walking Trails.
Is there on-site parking?
We do not have on-site parking here. We rely on the public car park beside the Marian Hall or alternatively have road parking outside the Demesne’s walls.
Can you walk dogs there?
Dogs are most welcome in the Demesne. They must stay on a short leash by their owner and is not permitted in the Science Centre or the Playground. There are dog poop bags available at reception to clean up after your dog.
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